In 2020, Salem County, NJ had a population of 62.8k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $64,234. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Salem County, NJ declined from 62,990 to 62,754, a −0.375% decrease and its median household income declined from $66,842 to $64,234, a −3.9% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Salem County, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.72%), Other (Hispanic) (2.14%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.07%).
None of the households in Salem County, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.7% of the residents in Salem County, NJ are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Salem County, NJ are Salem Community College (214 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2020, the median property value in Salem County, NJ was $185,700, and the homeownership rate was 69.1%.
Most people in Salem County, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Salem County, NJ was 2 cars per household.